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Cookeville presents challenge
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It’s time to put the funnel cakes down, walk away from the Himalaya and get back to the football field for the Warren County High School football team.The Pioneers will try to end a seven-game losing streak tonight when they play host to the Cookeville Cavaliers.Warren County, which is 0-4 this season and 0-1 in District 6-AAA, is hoping to turn the season around by upsetting the perennial powerhouse in District 6-AAA.Cookeville comes into tonight’s game with a 2-2 record, having a two-game winning streak snapped last week in a 40-35 loss to Beech on homecoming.The Cavaliers lost last Friday’s game after defeating White County 30-6 and Tullahoma 14-7. Cookeville opened up the season with a 21-7 loss to Brentwood.Warren County hopes to solve its offensive woes at Nunley Stadium. The Pioneers have played nine straight quarters at home without scoring, including back-to-back shutouts against Shelbyville and Smith County.The Pioneers will see a similar defense this week as Cookeville employs a five-man front much like the Owls did.